Useful links

Academic and Research

British Retail Consortium
http://www.brc.org.uk/brc_home.asp
The British Retail Consortium is a lead trade association, which covers the whole of the retail industry.

Centre for Retail Research
http://www.retailresearch.org
The Centre for Retail Research provides authoritative and expert research and analysis of the retail and service sectors in Britain, Europe and globally.

Loss Prevention Research Council
http://www.lpresearch.org/cms/node/246
The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) uses fact-based research to develop crime and loss control solutions that improve the performance of its members and the industry.

IGD
http://www.igd.com
IGD is a research and training charity that helps the food and consumer goods industry deliver the needs of the public.

Loss Prevention Organizations and Associations

ECR Australia
http://www.ecraustralasia.org.au

ECR Europe
http://www.ecr-europe.org
ECR Europe gathers together all value chain partners: retailers, manufacturers and service providers, who share a common belief that by working together on non-competitive matters we can bring transformational change to industry that benefits shoppers and consumers.

ECR Ireland
http://www.ecrireland.ie

Home Office
https://www.gov.uk/search?tab=government-results&q=Retail+Loss

National Anti-Organized Retail Crime Association
http://naorca.org
The National Anti-Organized Retail Association, Inc. is an association offering organized retail crime consulting, networking , training and awareness programs to it's members and retailers all over the world.

National Retail Federation
http://www.nrf.com
NRF represents retailers of all types and sizes, including chain restaurants and industry partners, from the United States and more than 45 countries abroad.

Retailers Against Crime
http://www.retailersagainstcrime.org
Retailers Against Crime is an established national retail crime partnership, owned and driven by its members.

Retail Fraud
http://www.retailfraud.com
A resource for Retail Fraud and Loss Prevention in Europe.

Retail Industry Leaders Association
http://www.rila.org/Pages/default.aspx
A US-based association dedicated to telling the retail industry’s story and informing lawmakers of the impact and consequences of the decisions they make.

Loss Prevention Associations and Organisations

ECR Australia
http://www.ecraustralasia.org.au

ECR Europe
http://www.ecr-europe.org
ECR Europe gathers together all value chain partners: retailers, manufacturers and service providers, who share a common belief that by working together on non-competitive matters we can bring transformational change to industry that benefits shoppers and consumers.

ECR Ireland
http://www.ecrireland.ie

Home Office
https://www.gov.uk/search?tab=government-results&q=Retail+Loss

National Anti-Organized Retail Crime Association
http://naorca.org
The National Anti-Organized Retail Association, Inc. is an association offering organized retail crime consulting, networking , training and awareness programs to it's members and retailers all over the world.

National Retail Federation
http://www.nrf.com
NRF represents retailers of all types and sizes, including chain restaurants and industry partners, from the United States and more than 45 countries abroad.

Retailers Against Crime
http://www.retailersagainstcrime.org
Retailers Against Crime is an established national retail crime partnership, owned and driven by its members.

Retail Fraud
http://www.retailfraud.com
A resource for Retail Fraud and Loss Prevention in Europe.

Retail Industry Leaders Association
http://www.rila.org/Pages/default.aspx
A US-based association dedicated to telling the retail industry’s story and informing lawmakers of the impact and consequences of the decisions they make.

Loss Prevention Degrees

Loss Prevention Foundation
http://www.losspreventionfoundation.org
Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF), the international leader in educating and certifying retail loss prevention professionals.

The University of Sheffield
http://www.shef.ac.uk/cbe/prospectivepg/taught/pslp
MSc in Process Safety and Loss Prevention

Online Degrees
http://www.onlinedegrees.com/security-loss-prevention/
Online loss prevention degrees

Magazines

LP Magazine
http://lpportal.com
LP Magazine features in-depth articles and columns in both print and online, with podcasts, videos, and social media sites.

StorefrontBacktalk
http://storefrontbacktalk.com
StorefrontBacktalk is focused on serving the information needs of the top IT and E-Commerce executives with the world’s largest retail chains.

The Grocer
http://www.thegrocer.co.uk
A UK-based online service and weekly magazine with coverage of the whole FMCG sector.

Professional Security
http://www.professionalsecurity.co.uk
The Professional Security industry magazine has security sector news and views and is a must for all security professionals.

Security Management Today
http://www.securitymanagement.com/magazine/2013/11
A publication of ASIS International specifically aimed at Security Professionals and offers the latest in the realm of security.

Security Associations

ASIS International
https://www.asisonline.org/Pages/default.aspx
ASIS International is a global community of security practitioners. Members represent virtually every industry in the public and private sectors, and organizations of all sizes.

Checkpoint Systems
http://www.checkpointsystems.com
Checkpoint Systems is a global leader in shrink management, merchandise visibility and apparel labeling solutions.

Confederation of European Security Services
http://www.coess.org
The Confederation of European Security Services (CoESS) is the European umbrella organisation for 26 national private security employers’ associations.

Security Industry Association
http://www.siaonline.org/Pages/Home.aspx
A resource for the global security industry.

The British Security Industry Association
http://www.bsia.co.uk/home
The British Security Industry Association is the trade association for the private security industry in the UK.

The Cardinal Group
http://www.thecardinalgroup.co.uk
The Cardinal Group is a leading provider of products, services and business solutions that help combat ‘total loss’.

The European Corporate Security Association
http://www.ecsa-eu.org/#
ECSA is an Association of Professionals from the Public, Private and Academic sector who are active in, or contribute to the Security, the Continuity or the Resilience of Corporations, Organizations and Institutions.